Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Moffat County


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MOFFAT COUNTY ARRA FUNDING AND PROJECTS

 


 

Based on the latest information available to the Governor’s Office. This report is not comprehensive because new Recovery Act awards are announced frequently. This does not include funds - including income tax cuts, increased COBRA benefits, increased funds to cover Medicaid services and others - that cannot be broken down by county. The numbers below represent funds that have been awarded and are expected to be received over the life of the Recovery Act. The funds are distributed to a wide range of groups in the county and do not necessarily touch county government.

 


 

COMMUNITY SERVICES / SAFETY NET:

$24,006

 

Community Services Block grant to Moffat County for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. Moffat County will provide services to eligible residents with partnerships between Moffat County Social Services, Colorado Northwestern Community College, and the Colorado Workforce Center.

 

$154,291

 

Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to about 1,200 people in Moffat County between April 1- October 31, 2009.

 

$42,737

 

Grant to Moffat County Child Care & Development Fund.

 



 

PUBLIC SAFETY:

$20,311

 

Justice Assistance grant to the City of Craig Police Department.

 



 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

$172,535

 

Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to the Northwest County Region, which includes Moffat, Jackson, Routt, Rio Blanco, and Grand counties.

 

$186,270

 

Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to the Northwest County Region, which includes Moffat, Jackson, Routt, Rio Blanco, and Grand counties.

 

$1,839,503

 

Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 346 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Moffat County.

 

$482,000

 

Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 859 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Moffat County.

 

$103,779

 

Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 45 people as of June 30, 2010 in Moffat County.

 



 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT: 

$356,014

 

Estimated funds to be spent for free energy efficiency upgrades in low-income homes in Moffat County (low-income weatherization program).

 

$120,000

 

Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to Yampa Valley Partners for energy efficiency improvements in buildings in Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties.

 

$450

 

Rebates for 7 people in Moffat County for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, furnaces and boilers.

 



 

EDUCATION: 

$139,503

 

Title I funds for programs in Moffat County schools with high percentages of low- income students.

 

$394,193

 

IDEA Part B funds for services to disabled students in Moffat County.

 

$14,011

 

IDEA Part B funds for disabled preschool students in Moffat County.

 

$4,069

 

Funds to improve school lunches in Moffat County.

 



 

SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES:

$562,140              Loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration to Moffat County

 

HOUSING: 

$506,957

 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Rental Payment Assistance grant to Columbine Housing.

 

$55,991

 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Rental Payment Assistance grant to Sunset Meadows II.

 



 

HEALTHCARE: 

$131,378

 

US Department of Health and Human Services grant to Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, Inc. to pay for increased demand for services.

 

$298,195

 

US Department of Health and Human Services grant to Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, Inc. for capital projects.

 



 

FEDERAL PROJECTS: 

$138,893

 

Replacement of the boat ramp at the gates of Lodore Camp Ground in Dinosaur National Monument.

 

$4.8 million

 

U.S. Department of Energy grant to Colorado Geological Survey and the University of Utah to study carbon sequestration in an area south of the Craig Power Station.